Events

Don’t miss out on lucrative Government contracts, Swindon firms to be told at networking event

September 21, 2015
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Don’t miss out on lucrative Government contracts, Swindon firms to be told at networking event

Advice on how to win some of the billions of pounds worth of contracts put out to tender every year by the Government will be on offer at a Swindon networking group later this week. The Government wants 30% of its £250bn spend to go to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and is actively...

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Top speakers and powerful workshops lined up for Festival of Female Entrepreneurs

September 21, 2015
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Top speakers and powerful workshops lined up for Festival of Female Entrepreneurs

Small business network Enterprise Nation has announced the final line-up for its major event next month aimed at helping female-founded businesses to grow. The Festival of Female Entrepreneurs (FFE) in Bristol will hear from successful women in their field to inspire and advise those setting up on their own or wanting to take an...

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Only Connect teams up with Swindon Business News for its landmark 25th event

September 7, 2015
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Only Connect teams up with Swindon Business News for its landmark 25th event

Only Connect, the West of England’s exclusive business and social networking company, stages its landmark 25th event on September 17 – and Swindon Business News has partnered with it to offer a massive 50% discount on ticket prices. The strictly black tie event will bring together 300-plus like-minded professionals in the glamorous surroundings of...

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Skills, training and employment to be tackled at Swindon construction immersion event

August 14, 2015
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Skills, training and employment to be tackled at Swindon construction immersion event

Wiltshire construction businesses are being invited to discuss their concerns over challenges such as skills and employment at a sector-specific event in Swindon. Staged by Business West and Impress HR – Wiltshire Council’s HR support service – the Construction Immersion event will also look at developing training provision to match needs in the local...

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Legal options for tackling poor performance and sickness absence to be explored at training event

August 14, 2015
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Legal options for tackling poor performance and sickness absence to be explored at training event

A half-day training seminar next month will guide business owners through the complex legal area of poor performance and sickness absence. Staged by Paul Archer, pictured, of Paul Archer Training, the event on September 22 will help attendees appreciate their legal options while avoiding the pitfalls by focusing on practical steps to reduce absence...

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Seminar aims to help people reduce their inheritance tax

July 2, 2015
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Seminar aims to help people reduce their inheritance tax

Financial services company Hartsfield is hosting a free seminar to help people find out how to pass on more of their hard-earned wealth to their loved ones – and less to the taxman. The firm has teamed up with insurer Canada Life to stage the event, which takes place from 2.30pm-4.30pm on July 16...

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Immersion event aims to tackle key issues for Swindon’s high-value manufacturers

June 19, 2015
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Immersion event aims to tackle key issues for Swindon’s high-value manufacturers

Swindon manufacturers are being urged to help shape the future of the sector in the town at a major event next month. The high-value manufacturing immersion workshop aims to tackle two of the key factors impacting on the sector – low productivity and skills shortages. Owners and managers from manufacturers in and around Swindon...

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Business Village talk will lift lid on property investment

May 20, 2015
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Business Village talk will lift lid on property investment

Making money from property investment will be the focus of a talk to an upcoming meeting of Swindon networking group Business Village. Danny Matthews, a mortgage and protection adviser with Total Mortgage Network, will speak at the group’s weekly Thursday meeting on June 4. Danny, pictured, said: “There have been a lot of changes...

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Talk’s graphic content will be designed to cut through the jargon

April 27, 2015
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Talk’s graphic content will be designed to cut through the jargon

Design and print specialist Jason Stickley will aim to debunk some myths about his industry when he talks to Swindon networking group Business Village. Jason, of Swindon-based Artwork & Design Solutions, will deliver a presentation called ‘The Graphic Truth – all the jargon unravelled’ at the group’s breakfast meeting tomorrow (May 7). Jason said:...

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Firms are invited to get quizzical to raise funds for Swindon youth charity Inner Flame

April 13, 2015
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Firms are invited to get quizzical to raise funds for Swindon youth charity Inner Flame

Swindon’s brainiest business people are being urged to get their thinking caps on and take part in a quiz to raise money for youth charity Inner Flame. The event on April 22 is being staged by Swindon-based chartered accountants Banks BHG and is its first fundraising event for Inner Flame as its charity of...

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